Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Houseboat – Alleppey – Kovalam – Trivandrum
(8 Nights / 9 Days)
This itinerary is uniquely designed for couples or newly-weds who long to fall into each other’s embrace, without a soul to disturb their peace. A colorful tour that covers the entire landscape of Kerala; from misty hills and serene backwaters to sunny beaches and awesome wildlife.
Day 01: Arrive Cochin
Arrive at Cochin International Airport. You will be chauffeured to your hotel. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Fort Cochin in the afternoon. Catch sights of the Chinese fishing nets along Fort Cochin beach and pay a visit to the local fish market. Proceed to Mattancherry to see the world famous Jewish Synagogue, the only functional synagogue of the Common Wealth nations. You could also visit the Dutch Palace and take a walk along Jew Street to hunt for antiques and spices. At Cochin, you have the choice of enjoying a sunset cruise along Cochin harbour and to witness the mesmerizing art form “Kathakali” – the ancient dance drama of Kerala.
Day 02: Cochin – Munnar
After breakfast, drive to the famous tea county of Munnar. Check-in at your hotel on arrival. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town.
Day 03: Munnar
You have the whole day to enjoy the beautiful views of stunning mountains and sprawling tea estates. You can visit Mattupatty Dam, Kundala Lake, Eravikulam National Park, Tea Museum and also enjoy a scenic drive along the mist covered tea estates.
Day 04: Munnar – Periyar
A 4-hours drive through the winding ghats will take you to Thekkay also know as Periyar, renowned for the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Check-in at your hotel on arrival. Afternoon is at leisure to explore the small town. Enjoy a boat cruise along LakPeriyar to spot herds of Wild Elephants, Bisons, Sambar Deers, Nilgiri Langurs, Malabar Giant Squirrels and a variety of birds.
Day 05: Periyar – Kumarakom
After breakfast, drive to Kumarakom visiting the spice plantations en-route. Board your houseboats (Kettuvalloms) for a cruise along the Vembanad Lake, snaking across canals and villages. These traditional rice barges have been converted into houseboats with en suite facilities and air-conditioned bedrooms. Lunch, tea & snacks and dinner will be served on board. Overnight stay is aboard the houseboat.
Day 06: Kumarakom – Alleppey
After breakfast, disembark at the boat jetty. You will be chauffeured to your resort at Alleppey. Check–in on arrival. Stay at the resort for the night. Rest of the day is at leisure. You can either explore the quaint little town of Alleppey or relax at your resort.
Day 07: Alleppey – Kovalam
Drive to Kovalam in the morning. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Explore the famous Kovalam beach or relax at your resort.
Day 08: Kovalam
Full day at leisure.
Day 09:Kovalam – Trivandrum
In good time you will be transferred to Trivandrum International Airport to board your return flight.
Note: Trip cost depends on your group size, travel period and your specific tour needs. Please contact us or send us an enquiry for availability and most updated price.